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William Peace Tops Basketball

Jake Hahn
Jake Hahn

William Peace used an 18-2 run spanning the two halves to catapult themselves to a 96-71 win in Fleet Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon.



  • The Pacers erupted from three to start the game as Mikal Gaylord used dribble penetration to draw in the defense then kicked it out for an open man beyond the arc as they converted four of the first five attempts to lead 14-9 at 16:22
  • WPU led 19-14 at 14:18, but Jake Hahn scored six straight to give the Tigers a brief 20-19 lead at 11:43
  • The lead would trade hands several times throughout the remainder of the half
  • With the Tigers on top 35-33 at 3:43, the Pacers closed out the half on a 10-0 run, including a putback layup just before the halftime buzzer, to go into intermission ahead 43-35
  • William Peace rode their momentum into the second half as they scored eight of the first 10 points and 17 of the first 22 to go up 20, 60-40, with 13:37 to play. They would lead by at least 15 for the rest of the contest


  • Jake Hahn scored 17 points in just 16 minutes of action as he went 6-9 from the floor and 5-7 on free throws
  • Chaise Johnson tallied 16 points, five rebounds, and three assists in 22 minutes. He shot 6-10 overall
  • Kevin Quinn chipped in with 13 points


  • Smith Gupton led one of five double-digit scorers for the Pacers with 19
  • Maurice Canady, Donolly Tyrell Jr., and Trey Bryant each contributed 10 points. Bryant also reeled in 10 defensive rebounds for a double-double.
  • John Ingram scored 15 points
  • Mikal Gaylord handed out 11 assists


  • William Peace shot 50% for the game and limited Hampden-Sydney to a 38.8% mark
  • The Pacers made 12 three pointers and held the Tigers to five
  • WPU went 22-27 on free throws compared to a 14-19 mark for H-SC
  • William Peace was a +9 on the boards and led 18-4 in second chance points.


William Peace Tops Basketball
November 18, 2018 William Peace Tops Basketball